HTML and CSS Reference
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To format the text and background colors:
1. Return to the sa_styles.css file in your text editor.
2. Directly below the style comments, insert the following style rules, as shown in
Figure 3-12:
Make sure you end every
style property value with
a semicolon to sepa-
rate it from other style
/* Body styles */
body {
background-color: white;
About 8% of all men
and 0.5% of all women
have some form of color
blindness. Because red-
green color blindness is
the most common form
of color impairment, you
should avoid using red
text on a green back-
ground or vice versa.
/* Heading styles */
h2 {
background-color: rgb(0, 165, 0);
color: white;
Figure 3-12
Setting the foreground and background colors
set the background color of the
page body to wh i te
display the text of h2 headings in
white on a green background
RGB color
valu e for green
3. Save your changes to the file and then reload the home.htm file in your Web
browser. As shown in Figure 3-13, the h2 heading text appears in white on a
green background.
Figure 3-13
Formatted h2 headings
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